Urban Country

Santa Monica, CA

About Urban Country

Urban Country houses unique objects and colorful remnants of America's past. Starting in the late 1990's, Steven Schwartz and Casey Hale have focused the Urban Country collection on anonymous American Folk art as well as pieces from carnivals, circuses and sideshows of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vintage sideshow banners, shooting galleries and ventriloquist heads are on display alongside vintage industrial furniture and lighting, antique American flags, massive 19th century general store tables, anonymous American folk art and humorous vintage and antique ro...Read More

Urban Country

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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Vintage popeye figure. Hand-carved wood with amazing alligatored paint surface complete with anchor forearm tattoos. Created from three pieces of carved wood.
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Antique 19th Century United States Folk Art Signs
Wood
Impressive and large trade sign advertising services for house and sign painting and wall paper hanging. Expertly painted with multi color letters and design. From Burke County, PA. ...
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Folk Art Signs
Composition, Plastic
Iconic Piggly Wiggly trade sign parade costume head. Bigger than life and ready to wear a great piece of advertising art! Piggly Wiggly was founded in Memphis, Tennessee in 1916 a...
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Signs
Tin, Wood
Collection of American Folk Art advertising trade signs made by the Ithica Sign Company for "C.E. Mapes Furniture & Undertaking" in Durand Michigan. Three sections moun...
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Antique 1890-1899 Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Large collection of 15 Indian clubs or juggling pins with original paint surface. Great alligatored patina on many. Late 19th and early 20th century clubs. Indian clubs rose to popul...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Signs
Wood
Bold geometric abstract painted board found in Texas. We have a collection of these boards from an anonymous artist who painted on recycled cupboard doors, table tops, stool tops and...
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Folk Art Signs
Wood
Graphic 10 feet long vintage original red and yellow hand-painted farm stand sign from Central California farm country. Made from three pieces of wood. Two eye hook hangers on top of...
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Vintage 1950-1959 North America Steampunk Carnival Art
Iron
Life-sized Two sided heavy sheet iron shooting target found in Chicago, circa 1950s. Most likely a police training target. Original paint surface on each side. Custom museum wall mou...
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Folk Art Signs
Iron, Composition
1950s carnival midway hand-painted roller racer sign. Holes were most likely for light bulbs. This sign no longer has any electrical attached. Solid iron frame on the back. Original ...
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Early 20th Century United Kingdom Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Fantastic early hand-painted carnival rounding board with a race car of the future. Likely made by Spooner in the United Kingdom. This would have been one of a series of panels that ...
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Early 20th Century United States Steampunk Nautical Objects
Iron, Paint
Objects in images appear much bigger in person! Substantial cast iron nautical ocean buoys with fantastic vintage yellow marine paint. Embossed Falmouth, Mass. with a few other embos...
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Early 20th Century United Kingdom Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Fantastic early hand-painted carnival rounding board with a great automobile and pub theme. Most likely from the UK and likely Spooner. This would have been one of a series of panels...

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